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The 1974 Annual World’s Best SF

Donald A. Wollheim, Arthur W. Saha, eds.

1974

<  May 1974, first edition

DAW Books

Catalog ID UY1109

Paperback, 280 pages

$1.25

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Donald A. Wollheim.

Fiction: Robert Sheckley, A Suppliant in Space  //  R. A. Lafferty, Parthen  //  Frederik Pohl, Jack Williamson,

Doomship  //  Norman Spinrad, Weed of Time  //  Vadim Shefner, A Modest Genius  //  Harlan Ellison, The Deathbird  

//  E. C. Tubb, Evane  //  Gordon Eklund, Moby, Too  //  Michael Bishop, Death and Designation Among the Asadi  //  

Clifford D. Simak, Construction Shack

Anthology series: World's Best Science Fiction / Annual World’s Best SF

Editors (alphabetically listed):  Terry Carr  |  Arthur W. Saha  |  Donald A. Wollheim

Language:  English

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World’s Best Science Fiction 1969

Donald A. Wollheim, Terry Carr, eds.

1969

<  May 1969, first edition

Ace Books

Catalog ID 91352

Paperback, 380 pages

$0.95

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Terry Carr and Donald A. Wollheim.

  •  Interior art by Jack Gaughan.

Fiction: Robert Sheckley, Street of Dreams, Feet of Clay  //  Burt Filer, Backtracked  //  Poul Anderson, Kyrie  //  

Robert Silverberg, Going Down Smooth  //  Brian W. Aldiss, The Worm That Flies  //  Damon Knight, Masks  //  

Samuel R. Delany, Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones  //  E. G. Von Wald, HEMEAC  //  Colin

Kapp, The Cloudbuilders  //  R. A. Lafferty, This Grand Carcass  //  Sydney Van Scyoc, A Visit to Cleveland General  

//  Laurence Yep, The Selchey Kids  //  Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., Welcome to the Monkey House //  Terry Carr, The Dance

of the Changer and the Three  //  H. H. Hollis, Sword Game  //  Brian W. Aldiss, Total Environment  //  Fritz Leiber,

The Square Root of Brain  //  Fred Saberhagen, Starsong  //  Katherine MacLean, Fear Hound

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World’s Best Science Fiction 1971

Donald A. Wollheim, Terry Carr, eds.

1971

<  1971, first edition

Ace Books

Catalog ID 91358

Paperback, 349 pages

$0.95

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Terry Carr and Donald A. Wollheim.

  •  Interior art by Jack Gaughan.

  •  Winner of the 1972 Locus Award for Best Reprint Anthology/Collection.

Fiction: Theodore Sturgeon, Slow Sculpture  //  Larry Niven, Bird in the Hand  //  Robert Silverberg, Ishmael in Love  

//  Bob Shaw, Invasion of Privacy  //  Isaac Asimov, Waterclap  //  R. A. Lafferty, Continued on Next Rock  //  Clifford

D. Simak, The Thing in the Stone  //  Greg Benford, Nobody Lives on Burton Street  //  Michael G. Coney, Whatever

Became of the McGowans?  //  Arthur Sellings, The Last Time Around  //  Neal Barrett, Jr., Greyspun's Gift  //  Gerald

Jonas, The Shaker Revival  //  Gordon Eklund, Dear Aunt Annie  //  Ron Goulart, Confessions  //  H. B. Hickey, Gone

Are the Lupo

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The 1975 Annual World’s Best SF

Donald A. Wollheim, Arthur W. Saha, eds.

1975

<  May 1975, first edition

DAW Books

Catalog ID UW1170

Paperback, 269 pages

$1.50

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Donald A. Wollheim.

Fiction: George R. R. Martin, A Song for Lya  //  Sydney J. Van Scyoc, Deathsong  //  Bob Shaw, A Full Member of

the Club  //  Brian M. Stableford, The Sun's Tears  //  C. M. Kornbluth, Frederik Pohl, The Gift of Garigolli  //  Alfred

Bester, The Four-Hour Fugue  //  Gordon R. Dickson, Twig  //  Michael Bishop, Cathadonian Odyssey  //  Craig

Strete, The Bleeding Man  //  Isaac Asimov, Stranger in Paradise

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The 1977 Annual World’s Best SF

Donald A. Wollheim, Arthur W. Saha, eds.

1977

<  May 1977, first edition

DAW Books

Catalog ID UE1297

Paperback, 280 pages

$1.75

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Donald A. Wollheim.

Fiction: Brian W. Aldiss, Appearance of Life  //  John Varley, Overdrawn at the Memory Bank  //  Michael G. Coney,

Those Good Old Days of Liquid Fuel  //  Richard Cowper, The Hertford Manuscript  // Lester del Rey, Natural

Advantage  //  Isaac Asimov, The Bicentennial Man  //  Barrington J. Bayley, The Cabinet of Oliver Naylor  // Joanna

Russ, My Boat  //  James Tiptree, Jr., Houston, Houston, Do You Read?  //  Damon Knight, I See You

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The 1980 Annual World’s Best SF

Donald A. Wollheim, Arthur W. Saha, eds.

1980

<  May 1980, first edition

DAW Books

Catalog ID UE1535

ISBN 0-87997-535-0

Paperback, 284 pages

$2.25

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Donald A. Wollheim.

Fiction: George R. R. Martin, The Way of Cross and Dragon  //  Somtow Sucharitkul, The Thirteenth Utopia  //  John

Varley, Options  //  Orson Scott Card, Unaccompanied Sonata  //  Richard Wilson, The Story Writer  //  Connie Willis,

Daisy, in the Sun  //  Steven Barnes, Larry Niven, The Locusts  //  Tanith Lee, The Thaw  //  Richard Cowper, Out

There Where the Big Ships Go  //  Ted Reynolds, Can These Bones Live?  //  Joanna Russ, The Extraordinary

Voyages of Amélie Bertrand

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The 1982 Annual World’s Best SF

Donald A. Wollheim, Arthur W. Saha, eds.

1982

<  May 1982, first edition

DAW Books

Catalog ID UE1728

ISBN 0-87997-728-0

Paperback, ix+304 pages

$2.95

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Donald A. Wollheim.

Fiction: Jayge Carr, Blind Spot  //  C. J. Cherryh, Highliner  //  John Varley, The Pusher  //  Michael Shea, Polyphemus  

//  Somtow Sucharitkul, Absent Thee from Felicity Awhile ...  //  James Tiptree, Jr., Out of the Everywhere  //  Michael

P. Kube-McDowell, Slac//  //  S. C. Sykes, The Cyphertone  //  Ted Reynolds, Through All Your Houses Wandering  //  

David J. Lake, The Last Day of Christmas

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The 1984 Annual World’s Best SF

Donald A. Wollheim, Arthur W. Saha, eds.

1984

<  June 1984, first edition

DAW Books

ISBN 0-87997-934-8

Paperback, 256 pages

$2.95 / C$3.50

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Donald A. Wollheim.

Fiction: Greg Bear, Blood Music  //  Isaac Asimov, Potential  //  Rand B. Lee, Knight of Shallows  //  Frederik Pohl,

Spending a Day at the Lottery Fair  //  Joseph H. Delaney, In the Face of My Enemy  //  Thomas Wylde, The Nanny  //  

Don Sakers, The Leaves of October  //  Tanith Lee, As Time Goes By  //  Mary Gentle, The Harvest of Wolves  //  

Robert Silverberg, Homefaring

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The 1985 Annual World’s Best SF

Donald A. Wollheim, Arthur W. Saha, eds.

1985

<  June 1985, first edition

DAW Books

ISBN 0-88677-047-5

Paperback, 302 pages

$2.95 / C$3.95

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Donald A. Wollheim.

  •  'We Remember Babylon' is set in ancient Mesopotamia.

Fiction: John Dalmas, The Picture Man  //  Connie Willis, Cash Crop  //  Ian Watson, We Remember Babylon  //  

Stephen R. Donaldson, What Makes Us Human  //  Lucius Shepard, Salvador  //  John Varley, Press Enter  //  

George Alec Effinger, The Aliens Who Knew, I Mean, Everything  //  Octavia E. Butler, Bloodchild  //  Gary W.

Shockley, The Coming of the Goonga  //  Tanith Lee, Medra

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The 1986 Annual World’s Best SF

Donald A. Wollheim, Arthur W. Saha, eds.

1986

<  June 1986, first edition

DAW Books

ISBN 0-88677-136-6

Paperback, 303 pages

$3.50 / C$4.50

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Donald A. Wollheim.

  •  'Sailing to Byzantium' is set in far-future replica cities of Chang-an (China) and Mohenjo-Daro (Pakistan).

  •  'Sailing to Byzantium' won the 1986 Nebula Award for Best Novella.

Fiction: J. Brian Clarke, Earthgate  //  Ian Watson, On the Dream Channel Panel  //  Jack Dann, Gardner Dozois,

Michael Swanwick, The Gods of Mars  // Lucius Shepard, The Jaguar Hunter  //  Robert Silverberg, Sailing to

Byzantium  //  Jayge Carr, Webrider  //  Harlan Ellison, With Virgil Oddum at the East Pole  //  Connie Willis, The

Curse of Kings  //  Frederik Pohl, Fermi and Frost  //  C. J. Cherryh, Pots

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The 1987 Annual World’s Best SF

Donald A. Wollheim, Arthur W. Saha, eds.

1987

<  June 1986, first edition

DAW Books

ISBN 0-88677-203-6

Paperback, 303 pages

$3.95 / C$4.95

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Donald A. Wollheim.

  •  'Against Babylon' is set in Mesopotamia.

Fiction: Roger Zelazny, Permafrost  //  Doris Egan, Timerider  //  Pat Cadigan, Pretty Boy Crossover  //  Lucius

Shepard, R & R  //  Suzette Haden Elgin, Lo, How an Oak E'er Blooming  //  Jerry Meredith, D. E. Smirl, Dream in a

Bottle  //  Tanith Lee, Into Gold  //  Howard Waldrop, The Lions Are Asleep This Night  //  Robert Silverberg, Against

Babylon  //  Damon Knight, Strangers on Paradise

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The 1989 Annual World’s Best SF

Donald A. Wollheim, Arthur W. Saha, eds.

1989

<  June 1989, first edition

DAW Books

ISBN 0-88677-353-9

Paperback, 315 pages

$3.95 / C$4.95

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Isaac Asimov.

  •  'Schrödinger's Kitten' is set in Effinger's 'Budayeen' universe.

Fiction: David Brin, The Giving Plague  //  Steven Gould, Peaches for Mad Molly  //  John Shirley, Shaman  //  George

Alec Effinger, Schrödinger's Kitten  //  Ian Watson, The Flies of Memory  //  Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Skin Deep  //  

Tanith Lee, A Madonna of the Machine  //  Frederik Pohl, Waiting for the Olympians  //  B. W. Clough, Ain't Nothin' But

a Hound Dog  //  Jack L. Chalker, Adrift Among the Ghosts  //  Geoffrey A. Landis, Ripples in the Dirac Sea

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